October and November are the months to let it start growing. Get those rough stages over with, both on your hair and face, and give those patchy spots time to fill in in as No Shave November approaches and, subsequently, shows itself.
You never know what you'll need to look like in your next work environment, so developing versatility now should be the game plan.
Looking good is important to me. Saving money is important to me. In order to make money, I have to look good but in order to stay looking good, I have to save money. Lines must be drawn and compromises must be made.
I'm so fortunate. Since college, I've had some awesome barbers. But, with each relocation, it takes me getting through the not so awesome ones to get to the ones I need. Over the past decade, I've made four moves within North Carolina: Durham > Greensboro > Charlotte > Durham. Growing up, I went to the … Continue reading Find a Great Barber/Hairstylist
I am often very conservative when it comes to my appearance in a business setting. And, because I cannot take a haircut off like I can a Rolling Stones tee shirt, I have chosen not to go with haircuts that I thought to be stylish and fitting. But, now, I am in a position in … Continue reading Pushing the Envelope
This past Friday, I posted about Movember and its importance. Well today I want to address the reason so many men do not participate in the symbolic month: It takes away from their clean cut appearance. We are at a point in American corporate history in which it is more acceptable to don a full … Continue reading Maintenance in Movember
Gentlemen, the hairstyle you choose is key to your success as a young professional so I had to include it in the "Controlled Externalities" series. Though the business world is becoming more and more progressive, there are still glass ceilings that can be placed above those of us who opt out the traditional hairstyles. It … Continue reading Haircut: Professional or Personality?